News and updates: Updates in Brief
Later this month, we'll be inviting nominations for IAF members to serve on the IAF Board in 2017-2018. We're looking for candidates for the following global positions:
- Director of Marketing and Partnerships
- Director of Conferences and Events
- Director of Communications.
New Regional Directors will be elected for Asia, Canada, Latin America and Europe & Middle East.
Ever wondered what it’s like on the IAF Board? We asked Mara Svenne to share her perspective.
We’re making some changes to how we run our conferences so that they’re more economically viable. Financial prudence, resource stewardship and risk management are key principles the Board applies in its decision-making.
One of the key focus areas of the current IAF Board is strong finances, broken down into three areas:
New Director of Conferences
Congratulations to Hector Villarreal who has been appointed the new IAF Director of Conferences!
Elections on the horizon
Ever thought about becoming an IAF board member? Well, now’s the time - in a few weeks’ time, we’ll be asking for nominations for the positions up for election:
Special Interest Groups
We are delighted to announce our new concept to connect and grow with like-minded facilitators: IAF-hosted Special Interest Groups (SIGs). While chapters enable connecting with other facilitators in the same geographical area, SIGs bring together facilitators globally with a joint special interest. The first one is already active for Facilitation in Portuguese. Interested in founding the next Special Interest Group? Contact the IAF Director of Memberships, firstname.lastname@example.org.